57th US Championship; 2013
May 2-13, 2013
Saint Louis, Missouri


Rank   Name                     RTNG TPR   RD1  RD2  RD3  RD4  RD5  RD6  RD7  RD8  RD9  Score  Result
 1. GM Kamsky, Gata             2741 2733  W 7  W 9  W 6  W 5  D10  D 3  D 2  D 4  D 8  6-2  +4-0=5
 2. GM Ramirez, Alejandro       2551 2737  D17  W20  L 5  W18  W13  W10  D 1  D 3  W 6  6-2  +5-1=3
 3. GM Onischuk, Alexander      2666 2670  D10  D23  W16  W 7  W 6  D 1  D 5  D 2  D 9  6 -3   +3-0=6
 4. GM Gareev, Timur            2674 2690  W21  L 6  D10  D15  W 7  D19  W 8  D 1  W 5  6 -3   +4-1=4
 5. GM Holt, Conrad             2513 2679  W13  D14  W 2  L 1  D19  W 6  D 3  W10  L 4  5-3  +4-2=3
 6. GM Christiansen, Larry M    2579 2623  W12  W 4  L 1  W19  L 3  L 5  W24  W13  L 2  5 -4   +5-4=0
 7. GM Shabalov, Alexander      2544 2626  L 1  W22  W17  L 3  L 4  W18  W11  L 8  W16  5 -4   +5-4=0
 8. GM Robson, Ray              2620 2613  D20  L19  L24  W21  W23  W15  L 4  W 7  D 1  5 -4   +4-3=2
 9. IM Troff, Kayden W          2421 2614  W24  L 1  L11  D20  W17  D13  D14  W19  D 3  5 -4   +3-2=4
10. GM Benjamin, Joel           2534 2644  D 3  W18  D 4  W11  D 1  L 2  W19  L 5  D13  5 -4   +3-2=4
11. GM Akobian, Varuzhan        2616 2554  D23  D16  W 9  L10  D15  D12  L 7  W22  W14  5 -4   +3-2=4
12.    Norowitz, Yaacov         2451 2543  L 6  D24  D18  W16  D14  D11  L13  D17  W19  4-4  +2-2=5
13. GM Shankland, Samuel L      2612 2521  L 5  D21  W20  W24  L 2  D 9  W12  L 6  D10  4-4  +3-3=3
14. GM Kaidanov, Gregory S      2593 2457  W22  D 5  L19  D23  D12  D24  D 9  D16  L11  4 -5   +1-2=6
15. GM Shulman, Yury            2570 2484  D19  D17  D23  D 4  D11  L 8  L16  D21  W22  4 -5   +1-2=6
16. GM Finegold, Benjamin       2505 2522  D18  D11  L 3  L12  D20  W23  W15  D14  L 7  4 -5   +2-3=4
17. FM Sevian, Samuel           2371 2474  D 2  D15  L 7  D22  L 9  D21  W23  D12  D18  4 -5   +1-2=6
18. GM Hess, Robert L           2595 2460  D16  L10  D12  L 2  W21  L 7  D22  W24  D17  4 -5   +2-3=4
19. FM Bryant, John Daniel      2442 2471  D15  W 8  W14  L 6  D 5  D 4  L10  L 9  L12  3-5  +2-4=3
20. GM Ivanov, Alexander        2529 2408  D 8  L 2  L13  D 9  D16  L22  L21  D23  W24  3 -6   +1-4=4
21. GM Arnold, Marc T           2538 2425  L 4  D13  L22  L 8  L18  D17  W20  D15  D23  3 -6   +1-4=4
22. FM Sammour-Hasbun, Jorge E. 2463 2422  L14  L 7  W21  D17  L24  W20  D18  L11  L15  3 -6   +2-5=2
23. GM Khachiyan, Melikset      2518 2431  D11  D 3  D15  D14  L 8  L16  L17  D20  D21  3 -6   +0-3=6
24. GM Stripunsky, Alexander    2570 2415  L 9  D12  W 8  L13  W22  D14  L 6  L18  L20  3 -6   +2-5=2



PLAYOFF
         1 2
Kamsky      1
Ramirez     1

With the Playoff match drawn, the title was decided on an Armageddon game in which both 
Black got 45 minutes, and both players bid for time with White.  Kamsky bid 20:00, while 
Ramirez bid 19:45.  This gave Kamsky White with 20 minutes to Ramirez's 45, and Draw Odds
for Black.  Kamsky won this final game in 52 moves.




ROUND BY ROUND RESULTS
Rank   Name                     RTNG TPR    SB     1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
 1. GM Kamsky, Gata             2741 2733  34.75   1 1 1 1       6-2
 2. GM Ramirez, Alejandro       2551 2737  29.75    1 0 1 1 1   1  6-2
 3. GM Onischuk, Alexander      2666 2670  29.75     1 1 1      6 -3
 4. GM Gareev, Timur            2674 2690  28.0    1 0   1  1  1  6 -3
 5. GM Holt, Conrad             2513 2679  27.75   1  1 0  1  1 0  5-3
 6. GM Christiansen, Larry M    2579 2623  21.5    1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0  5 -4
 7. GM Shabalov, Alexander      2544 2626  20.0    0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1  5 -4
 8. GM Robson, Ray              2620 2613  19.75    0 0 1 1 1 0 1   5 -4
 9. IM Troff, Kayden W          2421 2614  19.25   1 0 0  1   1   5 -4
10. GM Benjamin, Joel           2534 2644  24.0     1  1  0 1 0   5 -4
11. GM Akobian, Varuzhan        2616 2554  19.75     1 0   0 1 1  5 -4
12.    Norowitz, Yaacov         2451 2543  17.5    0   1   0  1  4-4
13. GM Shankland, Samuel L      2612 2521  17.0    0  1 1 0  1 0   4-4
14. GM Kaidanov, Gregory S      2593 2457  15.5    1  0      0  4 -5
15. GM Shulman, Yury            2570 2484  15.25        0 0  1  4 -5
16. GM Finegold, Benjamin       2505 2522  15.0      0 0  1 1  0  4 -5
17. FM Sevian, Samuel           2371 2474  15.5      0  0  1    4 -5
18. GM Hess, Robert L           2595 2460  13.75    0  0 1 0  1   4 -5
19. FM Bryant, John Daniel      2442 2471  16.75    1 1 0   0 0 0  3-5
20. GM Ivanov, Alexander        2529 2408  11.5     0 0   0 0  1  3 -6
21. GM Arnold, Marc T           2538 2425  10.75   0  0 0 0  1    3 -6
22. FM Sammour-Hasbun, Jorge E. 2463 2422  10.0    0 0 1  0 1  0 0  3 -6
23. GM Khachiyan, Melikset      2518 2431  12.5        0 0 0    3 -6
24. GM Stripunsky, Alexander    2570 2415  12.25   0  1 0 1  0 0 0  3 -6





ROUND 1
Kamsky - Shabalov          1-0
Arnold - Gareev            0-1
Onischuk - Benjamin        -
Ivanov - Robson            -
Akobian - Khachiyan        -
Holt - Shankland           1-0
Hess - Finegold            -
Sammour-Hasbun - Kaidanov  0-1
Christiansen - Norowitz    1-0
Bryant - Shulman           -
Stripunsky - Troff         0-1
Sevian - Ramirez           -


ROUND 2
Troff - Kamsky             0-1
Gareev - Christiansen      0-1
Kaidanov - Holt            -
Khachiyan - Onischuk       -
Robson - Bryant            0-1
Finegold - Akobian         -
Benjamin - Hess            1-0
Shulman - Sevian           -
Ramirez - Ivanov           1-0
Shankland - Arnold         -
Norowitz - Stripunsky      -
Shabalov - Sammour-Hasbun  1-0


ROUND 3
Kamsky - Christiansen      1-0
Bryant - Kaidanov          1-0
Holt - Ramirez             1-0
Gareev - Benjamin          -
Onischuk - Finegold        1-0
Akobian - Troff            1-0
Khachiyan - Shulman        -
Sevian - Shabalov          0-1
Stripunsky - Robson        1-0
Ivanov - Shankland         0-1
Hess - Norowitz            -
Arnold - Sammour-Hasbun.   0-1


ROUND 4
Holt - Kamsky              0-1
Christiansen - Bryant      1-0
Shabalov - Onischuk        0-1
Benjamin - Akobian         1-0
Shulman - Gareev           -
Shankland - Stripunsky     1-0
Kaidanov - Khachiyan       -
Ramirez - Hess             1-0
Finegold - Norowitz        0-1
Sammour-Hasbun - Sevian    -
Troff - Ivanov             -
Robson - Arnold            1-0

ROUND 5
Kamsky - Benjamin            -
Onischuk - Christiansen      1-0
Ramirez - Shankland          1-0
Bryant - Holt                -
Gareev - Shabalov            1-0
Akobian - Shulman            -
Norowitz - Kaidanov          -
Khachiyan - Robson           0-1
Stripunsky - Sammour-Hasbun  1-0
Sevian - Troff               0-1
Ivanov - Finegold            -
Hess - Arnold                1-0


ROUND 6
Onischuk - Kamsky            -
Benjamin - Ramirez           0-1
Bryant - Gareev              -
Christiansen - Holt          0-1
Robson - Shulman             1-0
Norowitz - Akobian           -
Shankland - Troff            -
Kaidanov - Stripunsky        -
Shabalov - Hess              1-0
Finegold - Khachiyan         1-0
Sammour-Hasbun - Ivanov      1-0
Arnold - Sevian              -


ROUND 7
Kamsky - Ramirez             -
Holt - Onischuk              -
Gareev - Robson              1-0
Benjamin - Bryant            1-0
Akobian - Shabalov           0-1
Shankland - Norowitz         1-0
Troff - Kaidanov             -
Stripunsky - Christiansen    0-1
Shulman - Finegold           0-1
Hess - Sammour-Hasbun.       -
Sevian - Khachiyan           1-0
Ivanov - Arnold              0-1


ROUND 8
Kamsky - Gareev              -
Ramirez - Onischuk           -
Holt - Benjamin              1-0
Christiansen - Shankland     1-0
Shabalov - Robson            0-1
Kaidanov - Finegold          -
Troff - Bryant               1-0
Sammour-Hasbun - Akobian     0-1
Norowitz - Sevian            -
Hess - Stripunsky            1-0
Arnold - Shulman             -
Khachiyan - Ivanov           -

ROUND 9
Robson - Kamsky              -
Ramirez - Christiansen       1-0
Gareev - Holt                1-0
Onischuk - Troff             -
Benjamin - Shankland         -
Akobian - Kaidanov           1-0
Finegold - Shabalov          0-1
Sevian - Hess                -
Bryant - Norowitz            0-1
Shulman - Sammour-Hasbun.    1-0
Stripunsky - Ivanov          0-1
Khachiyan - Arnold           -






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